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Spring Play cast reflects on show

Spring Play cast reflects on show

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2019

This year's Spring Play "Cheaper by the Dozen" featured 17 students and performed for 410 audience members over the course of a three day run, 278 adults and 132 students. Director Bill Gasper said approximately 450 people come see the show every year but he always wants to get above 500. "We were...

Prom candidates announced for the 2018-19 school year

Prom candidates announced for the 2018-19 school year

Isabelle Braun, Editor-in-Chief

March 25, 2019

The 2018-19 school year Prom candidates have been announced: Prom queen candidates: Alex Hagerman Mattie Hutchison Cordelia Isbell Kallie Leiker Savannah Schneider Shyann Schumacher Prom king candidates: Mason Ibarra Braiden Meyers Kreighton Meyers Creighton Newell Josh Norris Conno...

Tribe Broadcasting places second overall at Kansas Association of Broadcasters student competition

Tribe Broadcasting places second overall at Kansas Association of Broadcasters student competition

Allison Brooks, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2019

Tribe Broadcasting competed in the Kansas Association of Broadcasters student competition and placed second overall with nine projects placing. “I was very pleased with how we did at the KAB’s this year,” instructor Dan Balman said. “We sent in 19 entries and placed with nine, much better...

Chess club takes seventh at state competition

Chess club takes seventh at state competition

Kalyssa Boyle, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2019

The chess club took seventh place out of 35 teams at a state tournament last week. Individually, sophomore Sheena Zeng placed fourth and sophomore Japheth Briney took fifteenth out of 154 competitors. “It was the highest I’ve placed at a state chess tournament and the best chess I’ve played...

Spring Sports Assembly postponed to following week

Spring Sports Assembly postponed to following week

Allison Hillebrand, Associate Editor

March 24, 2019

The Spring Sports Assembly, previously scheduled to take place during seminar on March 21, has been rescheduled to occur on March 28. “I truly wanted to have one, I don’t want people to think that I did not want one,” Spirit Club sponsor Rick Keltner said. “A lot happened the Friday before...

Dance team tryouts come to end

Dance team tryouts come to end

Madison Weber, Online Editor-In-Chief

March 23, 2019

Dance team tryouts for the 2019-2020 school year took place on Thursday, Mar. 21. After learning a short dance routine, the dancers were judged on facials, flexibility and memorizing counts and cuts were made. The 2019-2020 dance team members are: Seniors:  Madison Weber Ashley Wilson Junior:...

First event of Spring for Music Festival set for last week of April

First event of Spring for Music Festival set for last week of April

Caitlin Leiker, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2019

The music department and its parent volunteers will host a vocal and instrumental recital 3 p.m. on April 28 at the Hays Public Library. This recital will be the first of four events that make up the Spring for Music Festival. As of now, the students are set to do mock performances of their solos...

FFA holds labor auction

FFA holds labor auction

Allison Brooks, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2019

FFA held a labor auction on Saturday, Mar. 2 to help raise scholarship money for seniors Connor Olson, Payton Selby, Alex Miller and Tanner Haselhorst. At the labor auction students in FFA have their parents introduce them and then people can buy them to do work. “For example, last year Mr. Straub...

Seniors attend second to last Community Ambassador’s meeting

Seniors attend second to last Community Ambassador’s meeting

Isabelle Braun, Editor-in-Chief

March 18, 2019

Seniors Ryan Hernandez, Shyann Schumacher and Isabelle Braun attended the Community Ambassadors session with Nex-Generation at Sunflower Bank on March 18. In this session, the Economic Development/Networking specialist at Nex-Tech, Mendi Anschutz, presented a Business Plan Workshop. Though much...

Forensic team competes at Ellis High School, Olathe Northwest

Forensic team competes at Ellis High School, Olathe Northwest

Nikka Vuong, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2019

Forensic team members competed at two different forensic meets. Four students were medalists at Ellis and one student competed at Olathe National Individual Event Tournament of Champions. All students that signed up on March 2 for individual events competed in pulmonary rounds. Depending on how students...

Senior Isaiah Schindler to run for Board of Education position

Senior Isaiah Schindler to run for Board of Education position

Allison Brooks, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2019

In high school, some students choose to start making strides towards their future careers. For senior Isaiah Schindler that means running for a position on the Board of Education. Schindler plans to become a politician and will major in political science at Fort Hays State University. “I need...

Hays Art Council hosts career exploration trip for students

Hays Art Council hosts career exploration trip for students

Nikka Vuong, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2019

Fourteen students watched the production “Your Alien” presented by Arts Power Theatre Company out of New York City. Students left school at 12:30 p.m and the production started at 12:45 p.m. Students who went on the trip came back before school ended. The play was held at Beach Schmidt Performing...

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